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Wedding hat

Wedding hat

  • Place of origin:

    China (made)

  • Date:

    19th century (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Museum number:

    FE.145 to B-1975

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Place of Origin

China (made)

Date

19th century (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Object history note

From Sotheby’s sale of English and Continental Furniture, Rugs and Carpets, Textiles, Costume etc. Friday, August 1st 1975, lot 63 I

Purchased. Registered File number 1975/2130.

Descriptive line

Wedding hat, highly decorated red silk satin with seal fur brim, lidded storage box of red and gilt lacquer, China, Qing dynasty, 19th century

Bibliographic References (Citation, Note/Abstract, NAL no)

Verity Wilson, Chinese Dress, London: V&A Publications, 1986, t page 82, fig 75

Subjects depicted

Swastikas; Moth; Floral patterns

Categories

Hats & headwear; Marriage; Formal wear; Textiles

Collection

East Asia Collection

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